6 Appendix A: Product Behavior
The information in this specification is applicable to the following Microsoft products or supplemental software. References to product versions include updates to those products.
Windows 2000 Server operating system
Windows XP operating system
Windows Server 2003 operating system
Windows Vista operating system
Windows Server 2008 operating system
Windows 7 operating system
Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system
Windows 8 operating system
Windows Server 2012 operating system
Windows 8.1 operating system
Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system
Windows 10 operating system
Windows Server 2016 operating system
Windows Server operating system
Windows Server 2019 operating system
Exceptions, if any, are noted in this section. If an update version, service pack or Knowledge Base (KB) number appears with a product name, the behavior changed in that update. The new behavior also applies to subsequent updates unless otherwise specified. If a product edition appears with the product version, behavior is different in that product edition.
Unless otherwise specified, any statement of optional behavior in this specification that is prescribed using the terms "SHOULD" or "SHOULD NOT" implies product behavior in accordance with the SHOULD or SHOULD NOT prescription. Unless otherwise specified, the term "MAY" implies that the product does not follow the prescription.
<1> Section 2.1: Server Message Block (SMB) Versions 2 and 3 Protocol is not supported in Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003. These versions of Windows use SMB, as specified in [MS-SMB] section 1.3.
<2> Section 18.104.22.168: Windows ignores the RequireLogonToChangepassword setting.
<3> Section 2.2.3: The RestrictGuestAccess setting is ignored in Windows 2000 operating system, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system.
<4> Section 2.2.4: Windows does not generate security audit event records for policy change failures.
<5> Section 2.2.4: Windows does not generate security audit event records for process tracking failures.
<6> Section 2.2.11: The settings are not supported in Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.
<7> Section 22.214.171.124: On Windows, this is also known as Windows XP native mode.
<8> Section 126.96.36.199: Windows binaries will be allowed to perform an operation that requires elevation without consent or credentials.
<9> Section 3.2.3: Server Message Block (SMB) Versions 2 and 3 Protocol is not supported in Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003. These versions of Windows use SMB, as specified in [MS-SMB] section 1.3.
<10> Section 188.8.131.52: Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 ignore this registry setting and process and apply the settings under the Event Audit Policies section.